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Global pact to tackle climate impact on health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat on Sunday signed a MoU to renew their joint commitment to tackle public health challenges emerging from rising temperatures and to help ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.    Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. In his 266-page order as part of the 9-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud records how this case came before the Bench. “A Bench of three judges of this court, while considering the constitutional ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Shah's diktat not to announce candidates, a setback to BSY

The strict instruction of the BJP national president Amit Shah that candidates for the Assembly polls should not be announced during the course of the ongoing Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra, has come as a setback for the BJP state president B S ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

When a big nation is led by a small man

'Presidents may come and go, but America will go on forever,' an American business leader tells Ambassador T P Sreenivasan in New York.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Abraham Lincoln's definition of democracy in his Gettysburg speech appears to have assumed a new meaning in the United States, one year into President Donald J Trump's current term. On the ground, one sees that, instead of relying on an elected government of the people, by the people and for the people, the American ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

US, Philippines call on N. Korea to immediately comply with UNSC resolutions

[United States], November 14 (ANI): The United States and the Philippines condemned the unlawful development of nuclear weapons and missiles by North Korea and called on Pyongyang to immediately comply with the UN Security Council resolutions and agree to ...
 Sify2 months ago
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18 things that will shape India's economy this year

As economic policy making moves from pragmatism to populism, the bulls begin to make way for cautious optimists. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Pre-election years are usually exciting. While the incumbents gear up for a dash in the final lap, the wannabes are likely to put up tall hurdles. As economic policy making moves from pragmatism to populism, the bulls begin to make way for cautious optimists. Here are some signposts to look out for: 1. Memories of 2008: The euphoria in stock ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Global Economy - World trade order in a wobble as Washington snubs WTO status quo

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - The frustration of Roberto Azevedo was evident when, as director general of the World Trade Organization, he summed up the results of a three-day ministerial conference in Buenos Aires in the past week. There were simply ...
 Sify1 month ago

Naturebites

Unique genetic variation Once known for its green cover, Bengaluru has lost 78% of its green cover in the last two decades due to rapid urbanisation. The citys fig trees, however, have withstood the onslaught. Aiming to evaluate the loss of green cover, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Experts renew call for collective, inclusive action in HKH

Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) A four-day discussion on resilience issues in the Hindu Kush Himalaya ended here on Wednesday with experts renewing the call for collective and inclusive action in the region. At the closing session, International Centre for Integrated ...
 Sify1 month ago

Push for clean energy held up by regulatory hurdles

FC Bureau As the fastest growing major economy in the world that will need more power to sustain its growth story, India looks for ways to meet the challenge With the International Solar Alliance (ISA) set to become a reality in few days notwithstanding the ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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